Afternoon update: Hot weather draws big crowds to second day of Royal Norfolk Show

The sun is continuing to shine on the Norfolk Showground this afternoon, as showgoers enjoy the second day of the Royal Norfolk Show.

A chance of thunderstorms has been predicted for later in the day but, despite some rain overnight, the showground has coped well with crowds which are thought to be well up on last year.

Traffic has flowed much better than yesterday as well, following an early meeting about the traffic management this morning, and organisers were pleased with limited congestion on roads surrounding the showground.

Highlights this afternoon will include the grand finale at 5.30pm, as the annual show begins to wind down for another year.

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